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American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman.

Auction:
2444
Lot:
410
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2444
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Oil on canvas applied to Masonite, c. 1820, 26 x 21 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch, repaired tears.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

In raking light some tears are evident at u.r. background and l.r. coat, but were applied to masonite backing. Masking varnish applied overall but some evidence of retouch shows on face.

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American School, Jones County, Mississippi

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